Airtel Africa has announced the launch of Airtel Africa Telesonic Limited (‘Telesonic’), a cutting-edge fibre bandwidth service, leveraging ground fibre assets and submarine cable systems to meet the growing demand for wholesale data in Africa, by offering comprehensive terrestrial fibre and submarine cable solutions.
Telesonic, with its network of over 75,000 kilometres of terrestrial fibre across Airtel Africa’s 14 markets, is expected to have a long-term positive impact across Africa by improving the quality of life for communities and boosting national economies, enhancing connectivity in key sectors such as education and healthcare, fostering improved access and efficiency.
The establishment of Airtel Africa Telesonic Limited underscores Airtel Africa’s commitment to addressing Africa’s needs for the digital revolution by providing cutting-edge fibre-optic solutions that will empower businesses, education, healthcare, and communities at large. No doubt, Africa is experiencing a digital revolution, with surging demand for data across various sectors especially by the continent’s growing youth population. Our investment signifies not just a technological advancement but also a catalyst for progress, connecting people and ideas across borders.Segun Ogunsanya, CEO, Airtel Africa